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[audio]Stanley Lathen oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Central figure in labor movement of Vallejo, California, from World War II until retirement, 1968; organizer for Vallejo Plasterers Union, early 1930s to 1941; in 1941 revitalized Retail Store Employees Union Local 373 of Solano and Napa counties; led Local 373 for twenty-seven years; greatly expanded local's membership and influence while taking central role in civic affairs and Democratic Party politics...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Clerks (Retail trade)--California--Labor unions; Labor leaders--California--Interviews; Labor movement--California--Vallejo--History; Labor unions--California--History; Retail Store Employees Union. Local 373; Vallejo (Calif.)
Downloads: 4
[texts]Angela Gizzi Ward : oral history transcript / 1976-77 - Ward, Angela Gizzi, 1910-

Keywords: Ward, Estolv Ethan, 1900-; Labor unions and communism -- United States History; Labor unions -- California History; Women labor union members -- California; Women labor union members -- United States History
Downloads: 290
[texts]Working class leader in the ILWU, 1935-1977 : oral history transcript / 1978-1979 (Volume 2) - Goldblatt, Louis
Vol. 2
Keywords: Bridges, Harry, 1901-; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Labor unions -- Hawaii Officials and employees Biography; Labor unions -- Hawaii History Sources; Labor unions -- California History; Hawaii -- Biography
Downloads: 1,375
[texts]Working class leader in the ILWU, 1935-1977 : oral history transcript / 1978-1979 - Goldblatt, Louis

Keywords: Bridges, Harry, 1901-; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Labor unions -- Hawaii Officials and employees Biography; Labor unions -- Hawaii History Sources; Labor unions -- California History; Hawaii -- Biography
Downloads: 2,364
[audio]Terry Green oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Member, ILWU Local 6 for thirty-four years; recalls student life at UC Berkeley and part-time waterfront work, 1938-1941; Left politics in East Bay, 1940s to early 1990s; serving as steward in Office and Professional Employees Union, CIO, 1945-1950; and activist career and work-life in Local 6, 1950-1984. Collection Guide: Terry Green Oral HistoryRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Schwartz, Harvey; Green, Terry, 1920-; Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.); Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 4
[audio]Paul Pinsky oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Longtime labor activist and consultant to unions in California and Hawaii; recalls U.C. Berkeley; labor organizing, 1930s; discusses career as Research Director, California CIO Council, late 1930s-late 1940s; represented International Fishermen & Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) and Marine Cooks and Stewards (MCS) at their CIO purge trials, 1950; consultant to ILWU specializing in employee benefit and union insurance plans; searching comments on...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor leaders--California; Labor movement--California--History; Labor unions--California--History; California CIO Council; International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Marine Cooks and Stewards Union; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 10
[audio]David Selvin oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Selvin's parents immigrated from Russia to Tooele, Utah in 1909, drawn by family ties to the Jewish agricultural community which had settled in the central part of that state. Selvin's father maintained a store in predominately Mormon township of Tooele and also served as a senator in the Utah state legislature. David moved to California to attend college, receiving his undergraduate degree in Commerce and Master's in Labor Economics at the Unive...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Longshoremen's Strike, San Francisco, Calif., 1934; Labor union leaders--California; Labor unions--California--History; Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; World War, 1939-1945; California Federation for Civic Unity; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 5
[audio]Leon Olson oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: President, Bay Area Typographical Union (BATU) Local 21, 1969-1987; born in 1929, Olson moved from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 1939; worked on Treasure Island during World's Fair; joined ILWU in early 1940s; joined BATU Local 21 in 1951 and elected president in 1969; describes the anti-Hearst newspaper strike of 1968; San Rafael Independent Journal strike, ca...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor leaders--California--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Printing industry--California--San Francisco--History; Printing industry--Employees--Labor unions--California--San Francisco--History; International Typographical Union. Local 21 (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 4
[audio]Tom Nicolopulos oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Employee, State Conciliation Service, 1948-1976; describes a variety of San Francisco strikes, including Machinists Union Local 68 in 1946, asparagus pickers in 1947-1948, and nurses and farmworkers in 1966; reflects on California Governor Reagan's administration, the effects of the Wagner Act, and his impressions of a variety of local labor leaders...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Arbitration, Industrial--California--History; Labor disputes--California--History; Labor leaders--California; Labor movement--California--History; Labor unions--California--History; Mediation and conciliation, Industrial--California; California. State Conciliation Service; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 4
[audio]Dave Reed oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Retired from Local 10, ILWU, 1993, after sixty years on the San Francisco waterfront; veteran of 1934 strike; remembers boxing days, early 1930s; longshore work, 1933; witnessing S.F. police shooting workers during 1934 strike, being arrested for own union activity in 1934, meeting Henry Schmidt, Local 10 pioneer, and Harry Lundeberg, SUP leader; SUP schooner sailor, World War II; and Relief Business Agent, Local 10, ILWU, 1960.Collection Guide: ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Longshoremen's Strike, San Francisco, Calif., 1934; Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Stevedores--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 10 (San Francisco, Calif.); Lundeberg, Harry; Sailors' Union of the Pacific; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 7
[audio]Don Watson oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Retired in 1993 from Ship Clerks' Local 34, ILWU; reviews work-life and activism in Marine Cooks and Stewards, CIO, late 1940s-early 1950s; and in ILWU, 1955-1993; remembers waterfront screening, McCarthy period; recalls Jimmy Herman and racial integration of Local 34, early 1960s; led ILWU efforts to aid California farm workers' union movement, 1960s-1970s; Secretary-Treasurer, Northern California District Council, ILWU, 1982-1993; co-founded Ba...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Employee screening --California; Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Stewards--California--San Francisco--Interviews; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 34 (San Francisco, Calif.); International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Northern California District Council; Marine Cooks and Stewards; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 6
[audio]Avelino Ramos oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Avelino "Abba" Ramos retired in 1997 after long career as ILWU activist, organizer, business agent, and International Representative; describes youth in Hawaii as son of Filipino sugar worker, coming of ILWU to Islands in 1940s, CIO organizing work in Hawaii, and career in California with Local 6, ILWU, 1962-1997, including rich exploration of the closing of the Colgate plant, East Bay, 1981; interview formed basis for an oral history article tha...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Filipino Americans--California--Interviews; Filipino Americans--Hawaii--Interviews; Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor union members--Hawaii--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Labor unions--Hawaii--History; Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; Stevedores--Labor unions--Hawaii; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 6
[audio]Tim Sampson oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Community activist, champion of underdogs and labor rights; professor, Social Work, San Francisco State University; describes posts with Avalon-Carver Community Center, Los Angeles; Center for Community Development, Fresno; and National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), Washington, D.C.; Administrative Director, NWRO, 1967-1970; analyzes techniques of successful community organizing; recalls Cesar Chavez, Saul Alinsky, and George A...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Community organization--California; Political activists--California--Interviews; Political participation--California; Labor leaders--California; Labor unions--California--History; Political activists--California--San Francisco--Interviews; San Francisco State College--Faculty-- Interviews; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity; Teachers' unions--California; Avalon-Carter Community Center (Los Angeles, Calif.); California Faculty Association; National Welfare Rights Organization (U.S.); Los Angeles (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 8
[audio]Labor on the Line
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Recordings of a Bay Area independent radio news program from 1984-1987 covering labor issues with a primary focus on California. Includes numerous interviews with local labor leaders regarding significant strikes and labor struggles such as the historic Latina-led Watsonville Cannery Strike, United Farm Workers' (UFW) "Wrath of Grapes" campaign, and the month-long SEIU Local 250 Kaiser healthcare workers strike.Rights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Cannery workers--California; Labor union members--California; Labor unions--California--History; Labor union leaders--California; Medical personnel--California; Medical personnel--Labor unions--United States; Strikes and lockouts--Cannery workers--California--Watsonville; Women labor union members--California--History; Mexican American women--California--History; Watsonville Canning Strike, Watsonville, Calif., 1985-1987; Women cannery workers--California--Watsonville; Service Employees International Union. Local 250 (San Francisco, Calif.); United Farm Workers
Downloads: 9
[audio]Jack Goldberger oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Business agent, Teamsters Local 921; worked as a "route man" delivering newspapers throughout the Bay Area during the 1930s and 1940s; describes the Teamsters' split from the San Francisco Labor Council in the late 1950s, as well as his impressions of Teamsters leaders Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa and his five decades as a San Francisco Teamsters leader...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bakalinsky, Adah; Goldberger, Jack, 1905-1988; Truck drivers--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; Labor leaders--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 921 (San Francisco, Calif.); International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America; San Francisco Labor Council; Beck, Dave, 1894-1993; Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
Downloads: 16
[texts]Organizing and reporting on labor in the East Bay, California and the West, 1925-1987 : oral history transcript / 1987 - Ward, Estolv Ethan, 1900- ive

Keywords: Ward, Angela Gizzi, 1910-; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Bridges, Harry, 1901-; Harry Bridges Defense Committee; Congress of Industrial Organizations; American Federation of Labor; Labor's Non-Partisan League. California; Congress of Industrial Organizations Industrial Union Councils. Alameda County, Calif; Communist Party of the United States of America (Calif.); Labor unions -- California History; Labor unions -- Law and legislation California; Labor unions and communism -- United States History
Downloads: 957
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